Posts Tagged ‘blackburn rovers’

A Long Time Coming 0

A Long Time Coming


Fabio Capello’s latest England squad has turned up a bit of a surprise with the inclusion of Kevin Davies. Neil Sherwin looks closer at the Bolton Wanderers captain and his call up.

Season Preview: Blackburn Rovers 0

Season Preview: Blackburn Rovers


The latest team to be enlightened under the season preview scope is Blackburn, who will be looking to build upon last season’s top ten finish – but without financial strength and squad improvement, and the notable lack of a goalscoring striker.

Who Are Ya?! 1

Who Are Ya?!


Every year the Premier League turns up it’s fair share of randomers, and Neil Sherwin looks at those who made a positive impact during the 2009/10 season. 1. Brian Jensen (Burnley) ‘The Beast’, as he is affectionately known, may have conceded more goals than any other goalkeeper this season (73 in the league) but it […]

What Became of the Likely Lads? Blackburn 94-95 7

What Became of the Likely Lads? Blackburn 94-95


The “Big Four”: Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and……… Blackburn Rovers of course. In the 18 years since the establishment of the Premier league, nee Premiership, only these four clubs have enjoyed success  in getting their hands on the top prize in domestic football. Rovers’ victory in the 1994-1995 season, sandwiched between two periods of back-to-back  […]

This weekend's betting tips 0

This weekend’s betting tips


What a week of football. We could have done without Messi’s fourth goal which scuppered a very promising punt on a 3-1 win for Barcelona. But if a bet is to be ruined, an outstanding performance by the greatest player of our generation is just about the best consolation. This weekend we have six Premier […]

Manchester City 4 - 1 Blackburn Rovers 0

Manchester City 4 – 1 Blackburn Rovers


A Carlos Tevez-inspired Manchester City have moved into the top four in the Premiership after an accomplished win over Blackburn Rovers at the City of Manchester Stadium tonight. An early strike from the Argentine striker set City on their way,and he bagged his second with less than five minutes gone in the second half, curling […]

City v United in cup semi 0

City v United in cup semi


The semi finals of the Carling Cup got a little bit more interesting last night when Manchester rivals City and United were drawn to face each other for a place at Wembley. City overcame a young Arsenal side comfortably in their quarter final while holders United defeated Tottenham, whom they beat in last year’s showpiece, […]

Matchday Diary: Ghostly goals at Blackburn 0

Matchday Diary: Ghostly goals at Blackburn


October 31st, Manchester Utd vs Blackburn It is 3.30 am and I’m at a fancy dress party in Dundrum, South Dublin. I am talking to a chicken that is half way through hatching. My flight to this weekend’s game is only three hours away and by the time I settle into my leaba (bed, in […]

Premier League Review: Chelsea triumph in Utd clash 2

Premier League Review: Chelsea triumph in Utd clash


Chelsea snatch the three points from Man Utd via the head of John Terry, Arsenal hand out another footballing lesson, and devil turned hero Heurelho Gomes saves his way to three points for Spurs. Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United Captain John Terry put Chelsea five points clear of Manchester United at the top of the Premier […]

This weekend's Premier League preview 1

This weekend’s Premier League preview


It’s an injury-ravaged weekend of Premier League action as Arsenal and Tottenham clash in the local derby, Liverpool travel to Craven Cottage, Chelsea face Bolton at the Reebok and Man United host swine flu ridden Blackburn. Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur, 12:45, Emirates Stadium Tottenham make the short trip over to the Emirates to do battle […]